8:24 am - Saturday, February 24 2018
Home / News / Unlawful confinement, assault, assault police, resist arrest, breach of probation, and possession of narcotics. Main St, Dartmouth
DSC_8618_wm

Unlawful confinement, assault, assault police, resist arrest, breach of probation, and possession of narcotics. Main St, Dartmouth

Esso, 160 Main St, Dartmouth.

DSC_8609_wm

At 8:30pm a twenty-six year old male suspect entered the Esso at 160 Main St in Dartmouth. The suspect appeared to be under the influence of drugs and was acting strangely. The suspect made a couple phone calls, became increasingly agitated, and was asked to leave the store by the two female employees.

DSC_8610_wm

The suspect locked the entrance door, then ushered, and pushed the employees behind the counter leaving them no way to leave the store unless they jumped the counter. One of the employees and a passerby called 911. When police arrived, the suspect allowed one of the employees to unlock the door.

DSC_8611_wm

The suspect resisted arrest and assaulted the responding officers by kicking and spitting on them.

sample_wmgo1

The suspect was eventually controlled and transported to hospital to be assessed, as it appeared the suspect had ingested a large quantity of drugs. The suspect also had drugs on him when arrested.

DSC_8617_wm

When cleared from the hospital the suspect will attend court later today charged with unlawful confinement, assault, assault police, resist arrest, breach of probation, and possession of narcotics.

DSC_8618_wm

.

Source: Media Release

About Haligonia Editors

See news happening near you? Tell us. Click here to email our team.

 

The views and opinions expressed in this content are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of haligonia.ca.

You might also like...

23755327_10155728774915943_3572535551363610929_n

Police investigate suspicious package in Halifax

Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a suspicious package inside a building in...